Identity and distinctive ceremonial ritesTatar people. Culture is impregnated with a strong national spirit. Modern Tatars are trying to preserve the traditions of their ancestors and to revive those who for various reasons have been lost. The main line of national unity can be seen in the preparation and conduct wedding ceremonies, regardless of the variety of terms
Traditional wedding dresses of bride and groom
Wedding traditions of any nation are addedages vary, some are lost. It remains unchanged reverent attitude to the choice of wedding dress. In particular this applies to the bride's dress. Modern wedding dresses Tatar increasingly stylized in the European manner, but with the obligatory bright national color. Previously, the bride's family gave her fabric for the dress, the modern girl prefers to choose the style, material and decorations for weddings.
Tatar bride prefer to buy ready-madedress in the cabin. The proposed wide assortment sure to find an outfit for celebration, embroidered with the national pattern of the Tatars and coins (LFCCs). Bridal Clothing includes a closed type long dress. The color can be pure white, or Tatar traditions, deep blue, green and burgundy.
Often the color component of the wedding dressa jacket - vest of blue, green and burgundy. On the feet of the bride adorn elegant shoes or lightweight boots - Cytec. The head is covered with a lace veil, or a wedding dress of the national - kalfakom. The abundance of jewelry - beautiful earrings and multiple bracelets, jewelry, harmoniously fit into festive attire - says about the status of the bride.
Wedding Apparel Tartar looks moreconservative than the bride. Often - this is a strict dress European style, predominantly dark tones. If the wedding is held on national traditions - appropriate clothing. Velvet jacket, mostly dark blue tones, and a hat, embroidered with national patterns with gold thread.
Nikah - religious ceremony of marriage
Islamic wedding ceremony with allcustoms - nikah - Rite Connection lovers marriage. It is characteristic of many Muslim nations, plays the same important role that the wedding for Christians. , Four main conditions must fulfill to nikah was performed correctly, then the conclusion of the marriage recognized as valid:
- From the bride to the ceremony must be present male relative.
- From the bride and groom should be of one witness - a Muslim man.
- Traditional condition - paid dowry for the bride. In the modern approach, it is rather conventional.
- Consent of both newlyweds get married and start a family life.
Before the nikah ritual is performed among the Tatars matchmaking onwhere the groom's relatives asked the bride's family to consent to marriage. If no objections were received, establishing the conditions of marriage. Often arrange a holiday at the end of autumn, after all the agricultural work. In nikah the bride and groom are preparing gifts for each other. On the part of the groom - rich decoration as a symbol of its prosperity. The bride gives needlework.
Spend the ceremony, both at home andin the mosque, as agreed between the parties, the bride and groom. Mullah reads the prayer, making the appropriate entries in the register. After that, the marriage is considered valid. There is an interesting tradition, conducted by Muslims on nicknames. During the marriage is registered act of transferring a wedding gift from the groom to the bride. Since this is - expensive gold jewelry, the bride manages them at its discretion. In the case of financial difficulties, could sell it and provide for themselves for a while.
According to custom, after the announcement of the young husbandand his wife and treats arranged charshau. It called on the bed canopy woven itself bride. Bed quilts was making several woman happy in marriage. It was part of the wife of the elder brother of the groom or his mother. If a girl turned out to foul, the groom in the bath window left sign - coin punctured or cut the canopy over the bed.
Bride Redemption - unlike Russian tradition?
Question dowry is discussed after passedmatchmaking, and parents of future newlyweds come to a consensus. Bride Redemption is a large amount of money and jewelry. Sometimes, as a dowry (in rural areas), the groom gives the bride's family livestock. The bride, in turn, will bring with it a new home bedding, carpets, kitchen utensils.
According to Russian tradition, in the ritual of the bride priceno concept of dowry. The day of the wedding, when the bride comes to take away the bride, her bridesmaids in comic form ransom for beauty-bride. Invented in advance the script and funny jokes lift all spirits. And to present the groom shows how well he knows his future wife. The only similarity is that the Russian bride is also preparing for the marriage dowry in advance.
Features Tatar wedding feast
Traditionally, the Tatars spend two weddings. The first takes place in the bride's home. On it convened all the friends, relatives, neighbors, the girl's parents and close relatives to the groom. After this part of the wedding, the bride stays in her parents' house. The next stage - "the wedding for women." On the table put sweets, cakes and tea. After the nikah ceremony WALKING wedding itself, then the bride goes to live in the house of the groom. And the final stage - "tea from the bride" in her husband's house, where going to his close relatives.
What dishes are usually served
Tatar people carefully secrets of national honorsdishes. The basis of the feasts are still the meat dishes, soup shurpa, pastries, rice. On the wedding table Tatars must be present chak-chak, oil and honey, bird language (Cochetel). For the wedding of the woman is required to bake pancakes, muffins, cook the sweet drink made from fruits. Meat dishes are presented traditional dried sausage and goose.
Main place takes on a festive tableSweet puff pie - Gubad. The number of layers should be an odd number from three to nine. For the filling use dried berries, raisins or apples. By baking masters are very responsible, carefully checking to see if the cake propeksya inside. There is a ritual of redemption Gubad when the father of the groom cake was laying a handkerchief and had offered him the top money. Chak-chak - another sweet dish, baked from unleavened dough that is redeemed or the relatives of the groom changes on gifts.
Required ritual meal at the end of a feast -goose, which is considered a symbol of marital happiness. Poultry appointed a special person at the end of the festival gave him a gift. It should be only a man. Cutting should be done very carefully without damaging the seeds. Steps might vary depending on the geographic location of the wedding conducted.
Is it permissible to alcohol
In Tatar wedding alcohol is prohibitednational traditions. For the feast serves a variety of non-alcoholic beverages: kvass, fruit drinks, fruit drinks. The culmination of the Tatar weddings believe tea supply with sweet cake chak-chak - feast of the bride. During and after the Nikah can not drink alcohol, or a ceremony is no longer valid.
Entertainment on the Tatar wedding
Abundant feast Tatar wedding is notlimited. After the banquet begin holiday celebrations, which can take several days. Traditional music is the sound of the accordion. All having fun, including the bride and groom. Numerous guests organize competitions for the best performance of the beautiful national Tatar dance.
Video: Tatar traditional wedding
Preservation of national traditions and customsTatar people is commendable. The ancient roots of a wedding ceremony indicates a respectful attitude towards its history. Learn how to properly and in what sequence should be carried out ritual creation of the Tatar family, watch the video below.